Complete Guide to Advanced Roulette bets

The advanced Roulette bets are primarily used in European and French Roulette systems and are also known as Call bets, section bets, and neighbour bets. These Roulette bets are made on the Roulette wheel instead of the table and the player has to place the Roulette bets on three main sections of the wheel. These Roulette bets are more or less similar in Live Roulette games as well as regular Roulette variants. Learning these Roulette bets are crucial for layers to make proper roulette strategy and assess the game like the seasoned players.


The game of roulette offers players with a number of opportunities including simple Roulette bets like Straight Roulette bets as well as complicated Roulette bets like Double Streets and Corners. But, there are some Roulette bets in particular Roulette variants that may sound uncommon to average players but offers attractive opportunities for seasoned players. Want to know what these advanced Roulette bets are? Keep on reading…

Also known as French Roulette bets, these bets describe the relationship of the number to the zero position of the French or European wheel.

Neighbours of a particular number:

These Roulette bets are placed on the selected number and to the numbers which are present on either side of the wheel. For example, you have to bet on the numbers 0, 26 and 32 if you bet on 0 and a neighbour.

Voisins du Zero (neighbours of zero)

In this bet, 17 numbers are covered on either side of the number 0 and include 22-25 including 22 and 25. This bet includes the following numbers: 22, 18, 29, 7, 28, 12, 35, 3, 26, 0, 32, 15, 19, 4, 21, 2, 25. It is also known as ‘the grand series’. At least 9 chips are required to cover all those numbers and the odds of winning are fixed at 45.9%. The best part is that the payout is not fixed and can get as high as 24:1.

Tiers du Cylindre (Third of the wheel)

In this bet, almost third of the Roulette wheel is covered roughly opposite the number 0. The bet is placed between numbers 27-33 and includes both 27 and 33. The following numbers are included in the bet : 27, 13, 36, 11, 30, 8, 23, 10, 5, 24, 16, 33. It is also known as Tiers bet. The probability of winning is fixed at 32.4% and the payout is set at 17:1. In terms of the payouts and odds, the Tiers bet is similar to the Dozen/Column Roulette bets.

Zero Bet

This bet is similar to Voisins du Zero and is simply just a smaller version of the later. Instead of 17 numbers, this bet covers 7 numbers which are closer to the zero slots. Players can get a payout of 26:1 and the odds of winning are fixed at 18.9%.

Orphelins (Orphans)

The Roulette wheel numbers which are not included in the mentioned Roulette bets (Voisins du Zero and Tiers du Cylindre) are included in the Orphans bet. The bet includes the following numbers: 17, 34, 6 and 1, 20, 14, 31, 9.

How to place an advanced Roulette bet?

The best part of the advanced Roulette bets is that you can place multiple Roulette bets from one bet. You just have to put your bet on the section above the main betting board where the advanced Roulette bets are written and the croupier will do the rest of the job.

In case of Voisins du Zero, 9 betting units are required which are placed in the following ways: 2 on the 0, 2, 3 trios; 1 on the 4/7 Split; 1 on 12/15; 1 on 18/21; 1 on 19/22; 2 on the 25-26-28-29 Corner; and 1 on 32/35. If you win the bet, you will get a return of at least twice the initial bet.

In case of Tiers, 12 numbers are covered with six staked units which are mentioned as follows:1 chip is placed on each of the Splits 5/8, 10/11, 13/16, 23/24, 27/30 and 33/36. If you win this bet, you will be paid at least three times the initial stake amount.

In case of Orphelins, five units are staked which are as follows: chip is placed as a Straight on 1 and 1 chip is placed on each of the Splits 6/9, 14/17, 17/20 and 31/34. If you win the bet, you will get at least double the initial wager.

Now, that you know everything about French Roulette bets, why not try it out? Head over to your favourite casino and try out these amazing bets out. Always go for French Roulette instead of the other variants as the house edge of French Roulette is the lowest and can be lowered to 1.35% by applying certain Roulette strategies! Keep practising! And, gamble responsibly!


Name: Complete Guide to Advanced Roulette bets
Author: Stephanie Regan
Published Date: 30/05/2019
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